Antonio Watson

Organizers of the Adidas Atlanta City Games have announced the line-ups for the highly anticipated 150m race via Twitter.

The men’s race features a star-studded field with leading US 200m sprinters Noah Lyles and Eriyon Knighton, Kenya’s 100m star Ferdinand Omanyala, 400m World Indoor champion Jereem Richards from Trinidad & Tobago, experienced Alonso Edward of Panama, Jamaica’s Antonio Watson, and Britons Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake and Ojie Edoburun.

In the women’s race, the field is equally impressive, with Gabby Thomas, Tamara Clark, Tamari Davis, Lynna Irby-Jackson, Brittany Brown, Anavia Battle, and Angie Annelus set to compete against Michelle Lee-Ahye of Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica’s Junelle Bromfield, and Tyna Gaither of the Bahamas.

Sports fans can look forward to an exciting and highly competitive event as these top sprinters battle it out at the Adidas Atlanta City Games.


By Anthony Foster

Is a two-time Jamaica sports journalist of the year (2004 and 2005) and world-renowned journalist. One of his award-winning articles was on Usain Bolt, 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion and sprint double record holder, was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony has covered Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016; Six (6) IAAF World Athletics Championships between 2007 and 2019 and several other international sporting events, including the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his favourite football team, Argentina vs the USA in 2004.

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